cma awards 2011 ratings TV ratings: CMA Awards score big for ABC WednesdayFast national ratings for Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011

ABC easily won Wednesday night with the “45th Annual CMA Awards” with 16.3 million viewers tuning in and a 9.9 rating/15 share in households. CBS came in at 10.7 million viewers and a 6.7/10, and FOX (10.1 million, 5.8/9) followed closely behind. NBC took the fourth spot with a little more than half of what ABC and CBS did, coming in at 5.9 million viewers and a 4.0/6). The CW (1.3 million, 0.9/1) barely squeaked by.

ABC also took the 18-49 category with a 4.8 rating. FOX followed with a 3.7 and CBS with a 3.0. NBC and the CW stayed close to the bottom with 1.5 and 0.6 respectively.

]]>8 p.m. ABC: “The 45th Annual CMA Awards” (16.8 million viewers, 10.1/16 households)
CBS: “Survivor: South Pacific” (10.6 million, 6.4/10)
FOX: “The X Factor” (9.8 million, 5.6/9)
NBC: “Up All Night” (4.8 million, 3.2/5)/”Up All Night” rerun (3.5 million, 2.4/4)
The CW: “America’s Next Top Model” rerun (1 million, 0.7/1)

18-49 leader:
“The 45th Annual CMA Awards” (4.4) 9 p.m. ABC: “The 45th Annual CMA Awards” (16.6 million, 9.9/15)
CBS: “Criminal Minds” (11.3 million, 7.1/11)
FOX: “The X Factor” (10.4 million, 5.9/9)
NBC: “Harry’s Law” (7.05 million, 4.7/7)
The CW: “America’s Next Top Model” (1.6 million, 1.1/2) 18-49 leader: “The 45th Annual CMA Awards” (5.0) 10 p.m. ABC: “The 45th Annual CMA Awards” (15.6 million, 9.6/16)
CBS: “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” (10.1 million, 6.5/10)
NBC: “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (6.6 million, 4.6/7) 18-49 leader: “The 45th Annual CMA Awards” (4.7) Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable